Other Word Forms of Fiction
Origin of Fiction
From Old French ficcion (“dissimulation, ruse, invention”), from Latin fictionem, accusative of fictio (“a making, fashioning, a feigning, a rhetorical or legal fiction”), from fingere (“to form, mold, shape, devise, feign”).
Middle English ficcioun from Old French fiction from Latin fictiō fictiōn- from fictus past participle of fingere to form dheigh- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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